DENVER, Colo. -- The North American Handmade Bicycle Show is pleased to announce the first group of the 2013 NAHBS Awards. The second group will be announced at 3 p.m. Sunday.

Saturday's Awards
Alchemy Bicycle Co. --- Best carbon construction
No Award given --- Best steel construction
Bishop Bikes --- Best road bike
Bilenky Cycles --- Best lugged frame
No Award given --- Best experimental design
Steve Potts Cycles --- Best TIG frame
Kent Eriksen & Black Sheep Fabrication --- Best titanium construction
Boo Bicycles --- Best alternative material
Cherubim by Shin-Ichi Konno --- Best city bike
Retro-Inglis Cycles --- Best mountain bike
Mosaic Cycles --- Best cyclocross bike
Black Sheep Fabrication & Calfee Design --- Best tandem
No Award given --- Best utility bicycle
Matsuda Cycle Factory --- Best track bicycle

In the categories that received no award, a spokesman for the judges explained, "In the best steel construction category there were no entries. In the best utility bicycle category there were three entries, and the judges were unanimous in their opinion that none of those entries measured up to the standard of last year's award winners."

The categories to be announced on Sunday are: Best new builder, Best finish, Best theme bike, People’s choice, President’s choice, Best of show

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